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01 jetta 2.8 motor it loads up and next morning smokes till…

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01 jetta 2.8 motor...

01 jetta 2.8 motor it loads up and next morning smokes till you let it run awhile then it fine

Mechanic's Assistant: How many miles are on the car? Have you been losing oil or coolant?

211000 on car motor rebuilt 130000 ago no loss of fluids

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Jetta yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes plugs wires cleaned throttle body put fuel inj cleaner

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Auto Mechanic: Wolfgang, Master Auto Tech replied 2 months ago
Wolfgang
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Hello I’m Wolfgang.
Is the check engine light on ?
White smoke out of the tail pipe?
Any lifter tap?Thanks
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
no
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
no here is fine
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
are u there
Auto Mechanic: Wolfgang, Master Auto Tech replied 2 months ago
I’m here. I do have others that needs help...Does this take only about 2 minutes then it’s ok or longer?
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
usally longer
Auto Mechanic: Wolfgang, Master Auto Tech replied 2 months ago
It is normal at first start up for at least 2-3 minutes the engine will run rough or sound rough because of the secondary air pump pumping air into the exhaust for emissions cleaning.
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Auto Mechanic: Wolfgang, Master Auto Tech replied 2 months ago
Did you have a scan test performed?
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
yesthrottle needed clean so did it
Auto Mechanic: Wolfgang, Master Auto Tech replied 2 months ago
Was the throttle body relearned with scan tool?
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
not after cleaning
Auto Mechanic: Wolfgang, Master Auto Tech replied 2 months ago
An adaptation is needed to reset the ecu. Vag com scan tool or a professional scan tool can do this.
This is the first thing that needs to be done
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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
k what next
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
what should i try after that
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
hi
Auto Mechanic: Wolfgang, Master Auto Tech replied 2 months ago
I understand you want to be 3 steps ahead but need to fix this and then see if it changes or not.
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